View Single Post
  #65  
Old 09-09-2013, 04:44 PM
simps80's Avatar
simps80 simps80 is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Arvada, CO
Posts: 835
Default

update...
so its been a while ...again.

latest:
I took the engine apart, took it down to gunn had them go through it and machine everything.
started putting it together, Mike stops by: "I think flat top pistons with this head is not right"

he's right. I wish I had caught that before paying all that $ for the head work....

I have open chamber head with flat top pistons ... probably why the guy pulled it to begin with, ran like crap, like 6.5 to 1 or something.
oh well, I learned stuff.

biggest problem is there are no oversized domed pistons, NLA except for std
So...I have 3 options:
1. buy custom pistons ($700 to $1200 depending on source)
2. mill the crap (.100) out of the open chamber head to get compression up w/ flat tops
3. source a later 2f head with closed chamber

I am going with number 3....hopefully...

http://risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/s...836#post238836

while I waited on gunn, I rebuilt my carb, pretty fun project, ricardo's thread was a big help thanks Ricardo! I had the 2f manual, his thread, a camera, a pad and pencil and patience.

before:
Name:  before.jpg
Views: 171
Size:  94.9 KB

during:
Name:  during.jpg
Views: 170
Size:  95.0 KB

after:
Name:  after.jpg
Views: 170
Size:  108.9 KB
__________________
Mike | KØSMP |
1997 fzj80 1976 FJ40 | TLCA # 20038
Reply With Quote